A Boy's Will. Robert Frost.
A Boy's Will
A Boy's Will
A Boy's Will

A Boy's Will

London: David Nutt, 1913.

First edition, first printing, first issue binding of Frost's first published book. Bound in publisher's bronze pebbled cloth over boards, with titles stamped on the upper board in gilt. Very Good or better, with boards lightly sunned, and lightly worn at the tips. Pages toned, previous owner gift inscription to front free endpaper, and a small edge-tear to the title page. Published while Frost was living in England in hopes of finding a more receptive audience for his poetry, it was accepted by the first publisher he approached. While this book was at the press, Frost met Ezra Pound, who offered to write a review of it, which greatly helped propel Frost's reputation and stature. Pound soon introduced Frost to W. B. Yeats, who considered this book "the best poetry written in America in a long time." A lovely copy of what marks the start of an illustrious career, in which Frost would win four Pulitzer Prizes. One of fewer than 350 copies in first issue binding. Item #140937562

Price: $7,500.00

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